Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon May 12 14:07:33 UTC 2014


On May 12, 2014, at 6:02 AM, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:

> On 10/05/2014 22:34, Randy Bush wrote:
>> imiho think vi hart has it down simply and understandable by a lay
>> person.  <http://vihart.com/net-neutrality-in-the-us-now-what/>.  my
>> friends in last mile providers disagree.  i take that as a good sign.
> 
> Vi's analogy is wrong on a subtle but important point.  In the analogy, the
> delivery company needs to get a bunch of new trucks to handle the delivery
> but as the customer is paying for each delivery instances, the delivery
> company's costs are covered by increased end-user charges.

Two words nuke your suggestion here: Amazon Prime

Owen



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